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Joel Schumacher


Joel Schumacher was born on August 29, 1939 in New York City, New York, USA as Joel T. Schumacher. He is a director and writer, known for The Phantom of the Opera (2004), Batman Forever (1995) and Phone Booth (2002). See full bio »
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 2011 Trespass
 2011 Man in the Mirror (Short)
 2010 Twelve
 2009 Blood Creek
 2007 The Number 23
 2002 Phone Booth
 2002 Bad Company
 2000 Tigerland
 1999 Flawless
 1999 8MM
 1994 The Client
 1993 Falling Down
 1991 Dying Young
 1990 Flatliners
 1989 Cousins
 1987 The Lost Boys
 1983 D.C. Cab
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Other Works:

Directed Bush music video "Letting the Cables Sleep" (1999). See more »

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2 Portrayals | 13 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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The question I always get is, 'How do you know these young people are going to be stars?' You don't. You just know there is no one like them. If Julia Roberts walked into your office at 20 and you didn't hire her, you shouldn't be in the movie business. See more »

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Stated in an interview with Variety magazine that 'Great Expectations (1946)' haunted him as a child and inspired him to be a director. See more »

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Often uses lots of sharp colors in his films See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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Schumacher is NOT an inconsistent director... Candlemas
Way too much respect for this guy around here. purplegoose13
Joel should direct new batman beyond live action version movie? chriswilke-1
Amazing, Awesome, Astonishing Director. alvin_edwin
good movies james-hering
Joel's view on Lost Boys the Tribe?? ChrisVaughn
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